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12-Sep-2018

Deadline Approaching for 6th International Pediatric Feeding Disorders Conference

Deadline Approaching for 6th International Pediatric Feeding Disorders Conference Early bird pricing ends Sunday, September 30 for two-day conference

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PHOENIX, Sept. 12, 2018

PHOENIX, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Time is running out to take advantage of early bird registration for the 6th International Pediatric Feeding Conference held January 17-19, 2019 at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa in Glendale, Arizona. After September 30, in-person registration will increase by US$100 and virtual registration will increase by US$50.

Endorsed by the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, the two-day 6th International Pediatric Feeding Disorders Conference features intermediate and advanced level sessions with over 20 internationally renowned feeding experts, as well as a lightning talk and poster session.

With in-person and virtual registration options, professionals near and far can gain access to the latest developments and research in the evaluation and treatment of pediatric feeding disorders.

Register today at pediatricfeedingconference.com.

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

Friday, January 18, 2019
Pediatric Feeding Disorder: 2019 Update Framework
Dr. Jaime Phalen, MD, FAAP

Pediatric feeding disorders lack a universally accepted definition. Our consensus paper proposes a unifying diagnostic term, "pediatric feeding disorder" encompassing medical, nutrition, feeding skill, and psychosocial domains.

Saturday, January 19, 2019
What Is New In Motility Disorders?
Dr. Carlo di Lorenzo, MD

Motility problems are highly prevalent and may present with many different symptoms, including vomiting, food refusal, and abdominal distension. There will be a discussion of advantages and limitations of different testing modalities for motility problems. The final part of the lecture will focus on treatment strategies.

About Feeding Matters
For kids with pediatric feeding disorders, every bite of food can be painful, scary, or impossible, potentially impeding nutrition, development, growth, and overall well-being. That's why Feeding Matters is dedicated to creating a world where children with pediatric feeding disorders will thrive. Founded in 2006, Feeding Matters is the first organization in the world devoted to accelerating identification, igniting research, promoting collaborative care, and encouraging awareness and understanding for pediatric feeding disorders. In 2017, Feeding Matters reached more than 129,000 families and medical professionals from all 50 states and 112 countries.

To learn more about pediatric feeding disorders, visit feedingmatters.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube at @FeedingMatters.

 

SOURCE Feeding Matters, Inc.

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Last Updated: 12-Sep-2018